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Alice Feng ’20 and Alexandra Pfleegor ’20 (glasses) present.<br />
Occidental students give presentations on STEM (science, technology, engineering, and mathematics) to students at Buchanan Street Elementary School in the Highland Park area of Los Angeles, Calif., March 8, 2018.<br />
In 30-minute presentations to kindergarten to sixth-grade students, Boundless Brilliance’s teams of college students, all women currently attending Occidental, go into classrooms to create excitement about science. Through simple experiments (such as building a bridge between two chairs using only newspapers and tape) and a message couched in confidence, respect, and teamwork, their message to everyone—and young girls in particular—is simple: You are brilliant and you can be a scientist if you want to be.<br />
(Photo by Marc Campos, Occidental College Photographer)